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Inaugural 2022 Guilford Dialogues Conference

Building Strategies for Economic Inclusion
June 7-10, 2022 ∙ Guilford College, Greensboro, N.C.

Thank you to all who joined us for this wonderful, inspiring event!


Quick Look at the 2022 Guilford Dialogues [VIDEO]

Quick Look at the 2022 Guilford Dialogues [VIDEO]

The 2022 Guilford Dialogues brought leaders from a cross-section of fields, generations, viewpoints, and regions to Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C., to…

The Guilford Dialogues invites leaders from a cross-section of fields, generations, viewpoints, and regions to Guilford College to consider relevant social problems and strategize on values-based solutions.

The 2022 theme, Building Strategies for Economic Inclusion, featured speakers and interactions to map out challenges and hone strategies for building economies that can better include all races, genders, newcomers, workers, and organizations.

Read a full report about the event at this link.

For more information about the engaging speakers and inspiring conversations, please check out these articles, published throughout the event:

About Guilford College: A private, historic liberal-arts institution founded in 1837, Guilford sits on a charming 300-acre wooded campus in suburban Greensboro, N.C. Its roughly 1,200 students benefit from a 12:1 student-faculty ratio. Following its Quaker roots, Guilford prepares students to become ethical leaders who are ready to contribute to their communities and succeed at work, graduate, or professional school. 



Guilford Dialogues FAQ

Registration and Fees

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest!

Cost for the conference is $600, or $550 for early bird registration, which ends April 15.

Reduced registration is available on a first-come, first-serve basis for students ($250) and nonprofit organizations ($350), with relevant IDs/associations displayed at check-in.

Fee includes meals and conference materials.

Lodging

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest!

Limited on-campus lodging will be available. To book this accommodation, please select On-Campus Lodging as an add-on during registration. If you prefer off-campus accommodations, we recommend the Wyndham Garden Greensboro and the O'Henry Hotel.

Social Media Kit — Help Guilford Spread the Word!

To help Guilford build some buzz online, we encourage you to share the following information on your favorite social networks and with your extended community. Be sure to also follow Guilford College on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to receive conference updates.

We’ve compiled the following graphics and text samples for you to compose your own social media posts about the 2022 Guilford Dialogues. We ask that you please limit your edits to only scaling the images for size.

    •    Event GraphicsDownload these images to your phone or computer to use on your favorite social media networks.
    •    Event Flier — Download and print this flier to pass out at your organization. You can also download and attach it to emails.

 
Hashtags:

Hashtags are a great way to add visibility to your posts by making them easier to find on social media. Here are the best hashtags to use when posting about this year's Guilford Dialogues: 

#GuilfordDialogues
#GuilfordDialogues2022
#GuilfordCollege

Note that some presenters might ask attendees to use a specific hashtag to facilitate conversation within and beyond their session.

 

Text:

For Twitter:

  • Check out the amazing lineup of speakers for the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues conference at #GuilfordCollege! Join me June 7-10 in GSO! https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues
  • Join me at the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues conference at #GuilfordCollege! You don’t want to miss it! June 7-10 in Greensboro, N.C. https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues
  • Join us at the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues conference at #GuilfordCollege! You don’t want to miss it! June 7-10 in Greensboro, N.C. https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues
  • Are you registered for the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues conference at #GuilfordCollege? I am! Ask me more — and submit your registration today at https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues
  • Counting down the days until the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues conference at #GuilfordCollege! Register today at https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues.
  • Interested in strategies for building economies that better include all races, genders, newcomers, workers, and organizations? Attend the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues at #GuilfordCollege! https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues

 

For Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn:

  • For Individuals:
    • You're invited to join me at the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues conference at #GuilfordCollege! It's designed for leaders from a cross-section of fields, generations, viewpoints, and regions to gather at Guilford, consider relevant social problems, and strategize on values-based solutions. Learn more at https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues.
  • For Organizations:
    • You're invited to join us at the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues conference at #GuilfordCollege! It's designed for leaders from a cross-section of fields, generations, viewpoints, and regions to gather at Guilford, consider relevant social problems, and strategize on values-based solutions. Learn more at https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues.
  • Are you registered for the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues conference at #GuilfordCollege? I am! And I hope you'll make plans to join me. Registration is now open at https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues.
  • Are you and your organization interested in designing strategies for building economies that better include all races, genders, newcomers, workers, and organizations? Attend the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues with me at #GuilfordCollege! Learn more and register at https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues.
  • Check out the amazing lineup of speakers planned for the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues conference at #GuilfordCollege! Join me June 7-10 in GSO. Register now at  https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues.

 

For Speakers:

  • For Individuals:
    • I'm excited to announce that I'm speaking at the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues conference at #GuilfordCollege! Learn more and register to attend this June 7-10 in Greensboro, N.C. https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues
  • For Organizations:
    • We're excited to announce that we're speaking at the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues conference at #GuilfordCollege! Learn more and register to attend this June 7-10 in Greensboro, N.C. https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues

 

For Sponsors:

  • For Individuals:
    • I'm proud to sponsor the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues conference at #GuilfordCollege! Learn more and register to attend this June 7-10 in Greensboro, N.C. https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues
  • For Organizations:
    • We're proud to sponsor the 2022 #GuilfordDialogues conference at #GuilfordCollege! Learn more and register to attend this June 7-10 in Greensboro, N.C. https://www.guilford.edu/GuilfordDialogues

Parking

Parking is available throughout campus, and you do not need a permit. For more information, please refer to this campus parking map.

Contact

For more information, please contact Conference Coordinator and Guilford College Ethical Leadership Coordinator Amanda Szabo-Huff at dialogues@guilford.edu.


Meet the 2022 Speakers

Featuring Eugene Robinson


Eugene Robinson uses his twice-weekly column in The Washington Post to pick apart American society and put it back together in unexpected and revelatory new ways. To do this, he relies on a large and varied tool kit: energy, curiosity, elegant writing, and the wide-ranging experience of a life that took him from childhood in the segregated South to the heights of journalism. At this year's Dialogues, he'll engage with us in a conversation about matters of economic equity and inclusion on June 8.

This event is sponsored by the Guilford College Bryan Series.

Eugene Robinson, wearing glasses, a gray blazer, and a white shirt
Photo of Colleen Thouez wearing a gray jacket over a blue and white spotted blouse.

Colleen Thouez

Senior fellow at the New School’s Zolberg Institute

Photo of Chris Wheat wearing a white shirt and gray jacket.

Chris Wheat

Co-president of JP Morgan Chase Institute

Photo of Dennis Quaintance wearing a suit, white shirt, and red tie.

Dennis Quaintance

Chief Executive Officer, Chief Design Officer, and Chief Storytelling Officer for the Greensboro-based Quaintance-Weaver Restaurants and Hotels

Photo of Regina Malveaux wearing an orange shirt and a necklace

Regina Malveaux

Executive Director of the Washington State Women’s Commission

Photo of Esther Benjamin wearing a blue top, a watch, and a bracelet.

Esther Benjamin

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of World Education Services

Photo of Simon Gifford wearing a blue shirt, blue tie, and gray jacket.

Simon Gifford

Chief Executive Officer of Mashauri Limited

Photo of Marcus Thomas, wearing a white shirt, gold tie, and light blue-gray jacket

Marcus Thomas

Program Officer for Community Impact at the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro

Photo of David Hopkins '19 wearing a gray jacket, blue shirt, and red tie.

David Hopkins '91

President and Chief Executive Officer of the Urban League of Greater Hartford in Connecticut

Bob Williams, wearing a black shirt and glasses

Bob Williams

Economics Professor at Guilford College

Photo of Hourie Tafech standing outdoors

Hourie Tafech

University Alliance for Refugees and At-Risk Migrants; Ph.D. candidate in the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University, Newark

Photo of Lisa Hazlett wearing a blue shirt under a gray jacket

Lisa Hazlett

Vice President of the Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship

Adriane Clomax, wearing a gray top

Adriane Clomax

Fourth-year Ph.D. candidate at the University of Southern California’s Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Josie Williams '16, wearing a blue jacket and top with a silver necklace

Josie Williams '16

Executive Director of the Greensboro Housing Coalition

Russell Fugett, wearing glasses, a blue blazer, a white shirt, and a multicolor tie

Russell Fugett

Founder and Chief Encouragement officer of Jumla Network

Joyce Hobson Johnson wearing a dark jacket over a pink, white, and black top

Joyce Hobson Johnson

Co-Executive Director of the Beloved Community Center of Greensboro

Wendy Bolger, standing outdoors wearing a red shirt

Wendy Bolger

Founding Director of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore

Marcus Bass, wearing a gray jacket over a yellow shirt

Marcus Bass

Deputy Director for the N.C. Black Alliance and the Executive Director of Advance Carolina

James L. Jimmy Donovan, standing outdoors at a podium that says Teamsters Local 25, Boston, Mass.

James L. "Jimmy" Donovan

Director of the Department of Political and Legislative Action at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters

Maria Gonzalez, wearing glasses and a gray sweater over a black top

Maria Gonzalez

Policy Advocacy Manager at El Pueblo

Mac Simms, wearing glasses and a gray blazer, white shirt, and red tie

Mac Sims

President of East Greensboro Now

Wilson Lester, wearing glasses and a khaki jacket over a blue shirt and dark tie

Wilson Lester

Co-founder of Partners in Equity

Athan Lindsay, wearing a gray jacket, white shirt, and blue tie

Athan Lindsay

Vice President, Grants and Community Impact, Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro

Sarah Glover, standing outdoors wearing glasses and a black top

Sarah Glover '88

Director, Family Success Centers, United Way of Greater Greensboro

Byron Loflin, wearing a dark blue jacket, a light blue shirt, and a yellow tie

Byron Loflin

Global Head of Board Advisory at Nasdaq

Gene Brown, wearing a blue button-down shirt

Gene Brown

President and Executive Director of Community Housing Solutions

Graham Macmillan, wearing a navy blazer and a blue shirt

Graham Macmillan

President of the Visa Foundation

Guenevere Abernathy stands outdoors, wearing a pink and white top and long silver earrings.

Guenevere Abernathy

Expert in social entrepreneurship, business development, strategic planning, and raising capital

Taiwo Jaiyeoba stands indoors wearing gray blazer, red tie, and blue shirt.

Taiwo Jaiyeoba

Greensboro City Manager

Maria J. Zamora, wearing a black top decorated with white flowers

Maria J. Zamora

Assistant Director for Undocumented Student Services at Rutgers University, Newark

Carla Banks stands indoors wearing a red jacket over a white shirt.

Carla Banks

Communications and Marketing Director for the City of Greensboro

José A. Sandoval stands in doors, wearing a gray blazer and a white shirt.

José A. Sandoval

AVP/Financial Center Manager with American National Bank and Trust Company

Nancy St. Jacobs, standing indoors wearing a black and white flowered top

Nancy St. Jacobs

Vice President and Multicultural Banking Leader for Truist

Photo of Shelly-Ann N. Eweka wearing a multicolored sleeveless top

Shelly-Ann N. Eweka

Senior Director, Advice Solutions, at TIAA

Photo of Lamar A. Thorpe, wearing a dark blue jacket, white shirt, and yellow tie

Lamar A. Thorpe

Mayor of Antioch, Calif.

Photo of Marnie Thompson standing in front of a brick wall wearing a blue and white plaid shirt

Marnie Thompson

Senior Fellow and Systems Strategist at Seed Commons

Roodline Volcy, standing outdoors in front of a rock wall wearing a white shirt

Roodline Volcy

Director of Peer Advancement at Seed Commons

Marvin J. Price, standing in front of a green background, wearing a blue jacket, blue shirt, and blue bow tie

Marvin J. Price

Executive Vice President of Economic Development for the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce

Danny Gatling, wearing a white shirt, red tie, and gray jacket

LaDaniel Gatling II

Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Relations at Guilford College

Dayna Carr, standing outdoors wearing gold hoop earrings and an orange top

Dayna Carr

Community-development practitioner based in Greensboro, N.C. 

Sonalini Sapra, standing outdoors in front of a bush covered in pink blooms, wearing glasses and a blue top

Sonalini Sapra

Interim Associate Director at the Institute for Community and Economic Engagement at UNC Greensboro

Carin Combrinck wearing glasses, a shirt, and a cardigan in a black and white photo

Carin Crombrinck

Department of Architecture at the University of Pretoria

Tim Raphael stands indoors wearing a jacket with a green hood.

Tim Raphael

Professor of Arts, Culture, and Media at Rutgers University-Newark

Hanna R. Broom indoors, wearing a dark suit and a pearl necklace

Hanna R. Broome

Ordained Elder in the Central N.C. Conference in Eastern N.C. Episcopal District of the A.M.E. Zion Church

Photo of Kyle Farmbry standing outdoors wearing a light blue shirt and dark blue blazer

Kyle Farmbry

President of Guilford College

Lorna Johnson, wearing a multicolored shirt

Lorna Johnson

Principal of Global Linkages Inc.

Black and white photo of Roberta Lobo wearing a shirt, jacket, and pearl necklace

Roberta Lobo

Director in the Responsible Investing team at Nuveen

Natalya Shelkova, indoors wearing a white, brown, and yellow top

Natalya Shelkova

Associate Professor of Economics and Coordinator of the Analytics program at Guilford College

Christian Matheis indoors, wearing glasses, a red shirt, and a gray jacket

Christian Matheis

Visiting Assistant Professor of Community and Justice Studies in the Department of Justice and Policy Studies at Guilford College

Courtney Sanford, indoors wearing a black top

Courtney Sanford

Bonner Coordinator at Guilford College

Martina Jordaan, indoors wearing a white top

Martina Jordaan

Head of Community Engagement Research and Postgraduate Studies at the Mamelodi campus, University of Pretoria

Meagan Holleman, standing outdoors wearing glasses and a sleeveless black shirt

Meagan Holleman

Multifaith Coordinator and Student Chaplain at Guilford College

Amanda Szabo-Huff, standing outdoors wearing a multicolored shirt

Amanda Szabo-Huff

Coordinator of Ethical Leadership and Coordinator for the Guilford Dialogues at Guilford College

Wess Daniels, standing indoors wearing a gray button-down shirt

C. Wess Daniels

William R. Rogers Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guilford College

Mark Justad, indoors wearing a blue gingham button-down shirt

Mark Justad

Director of the Center for Principled Problem Solving and Excellence in Teaching and Adjunct Faculty in the Religious Studies Department at Guilford College